Tag Archives: Humboldt

Comedy Juggernaut – The Zeke Herrera Interview

He’s only been at it three years, but you’d be hard pressed to find a comedian who works harder than Zeke Herrera. The Humboldt native is now living in Denver and is telling jokes, running shows, and slanging mags. Not only is he a stand up comedian, he is also the Denver bureau chief for Savage Henry Magazine. We recently …

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Plan B Is Living in Humboldt

You can’t run away to be a clown if you are from Humboldt. The way it works now is you graduate from your HSU Arts program, your parents give you some $$ and you end up in Blue Lake and it’s all kinda legitimate. Which sucks, because that sounds like a plan A with plan B sprinkles. What is a …

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New Kid on the Block – The Joshua Barnes Interview

Hey gang, meet Joshua Barnes, one of the newest comics on the Humboldt scene. Not just a newbie to Northern California, he’s also a new comic, having clocked in just over a year of stand-up. But don’t let his short time doing comedy fool you. The kid has it. I talked to Barnes about his journey to Humboldt, his time …

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George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic Halloween

Ben Allen, music editor This Halloween George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic bring their brand of infectious funk to the Sapphire Palace at the Blue Lake Casino Hotel. Clinton’s musical career began in the early sixties with his doo wop group The Parliaments, before becoming a staff songwriter for Motown. The Parliaments went on to find enormous commercial and critical success throughout …

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Gallery Man

Mischa Trubs, contributor A few years ago I was fortunate enough to work at one of the most prestigious art galleries in San Francisco, the John Berggruen Gallery. I was fired three months later for overheating my boss’ Hot Pocket in the microwave. In his defense, it was a deluxe Hot Pocket. During my time at the gallery I learned …

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#44 Most Eligible Bachelor

Emily Hobelmann, contributor David Allan James MacCuish, 42, IT Consultant/Cuniculturist, Indianola/Bayside. Dave raises rabbits — rabbits for meat — rabbits that you eat. That qualifies as “cuniculture.” Yum. He lives close to the land. He farms food, not weed, and FYI, his drake could use a flock of ladies. (A drake is a male duck.) Dave, unlike his drake, seeks …

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A Non-Smoker’s Approach To Humboldt

Danny Felts, contributor Hello, Humboldt/Other California-y Places,  It’s my understanding that you guys have a lot going on right now. Well, let me restate that, actually. You have aLL of IT going on now. and that’s because it’s fall, and your reputation precedes you, and, well–dammit. I’m just going to say it. You’re surrounded by marijuana. all of the marijuana, in fact. So much so that from multiple …

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Signs Someone Has Gone “Hill Crazy”

Long bouts of solitude among growing pot plants can get to a person. It never fails: every grow season you hear the story of someone who “lost his shit” or “went bonkers” or “is a fucking mental case” while stuck watching, in most cases, someone else’s weed grow. It’s understandable that that kind of life can get to you when you’re stuck in a remote spot, doing something nine law …

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Ahhh! Oh, Geez — My Neck

Gosh darn. Oh, man. My neck. My neck hurts so bad. No… no, I woke up with it like this. I’m telling you, I woke up with it like this. I dunno. I mean, I lifted that thing yesterday. Yes, already, I lifted with my legs. aughhhhhhhh. Owww! Holy cow. My neck! I can’t even turn my head, man. Not …

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Humboldt’s Most Eligible Bachelorette:

Emily Hobelmann, contributor  Jorja, 26, bartender; Arcata Yes, we think bartenders are sexy. Jorja (pronounced “Georgia”) hails from Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin — she is as effervescent and light as the finest OG Leinenkugel. She’s been in the Humboldt Bubble for about five years and she’s content here. She straddles the Virgo-Libra cusp; she loves fluff literature yet she appreciates deep …

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